amusing amusing  /ə ˈmju zɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining
  2. (adj) arousing or provoking laughter

Usage(s):

  1. You can also tune into comedy and vaudeville performances, which were among the most popular and amusing recordings of the time.
  2. The six-year sentence he spent amusing kiddies was not wasted.
  3. But she finds her job fulfilling, and sometimes amusing.

News

  1. 2013 Stanley Cup Final GIF recap: Bruins outlast Blackhawks in Game 2

    None of this was amusing to Claude Julien. After a stern talking-to during the first intermission, the Bruins started to play their game better. Part of Boston's game is physical play.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  2. Derby reels in big crowd

    He chuckles a little now, when you ask him about it. This is not because Willie Jordan thinks the question is amusing. It's because ... well, you've taken him back a ways.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

  3. Pre-caffeine tech: Internet hiding, regretful dogs

    Our pre-caffeine roundup is a collection of the hottest, strangest, and most amusing stories of the morning.Privacy, please! New technologies could hide your identity online ... in the future, anyway.But, hey! Here's six things you can do now to be stealthier on the Internet.Yup. Encrypted e-mail: How much annoyance will you tolerate to keep the NSA away?Think about it: Overly Attached ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

Quotes

  1. "There are some in this race who actually make the argument that the more time you spend immersed in the broken politics of Washington, the more likely you are to change it," Obama said. "I always find this a little amusing. I know that...
    on Oct 8, 2007 By: Barack Obama Source: Bloomberg

  2. "The message on [student Joseph Frederick's] banner was cryptic," Chief Justice John Roberts wrote for the majority. "It is no doubt offensive to some, perhaps amusing to others. To still others, it probably means nothing at all."
    on Jun 25, 2007 By: John Roberts Source: Christian Science Monitor

  3. "There are so many films being made about Chanel that I thought it would be good for Chanel to make one also," Lagerfeld said. "I thought it was amusing because I love silent movies. I don't like it when there's talking."
    on Dec 12, 2008 By: Karl Lagerfeld Source: KTAR.com

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